Palatka, Fla. (PRWEB)
September 25, 2017
Putnam Community Medical Center (“PCMC”) an HCA affiliated hospital and Integrated Oncology Network, LLC (“ION”), as well as Kuruvilla Oncology, LLC (“Dr. Kuruvilla), today announced their collaboration on the (DBA) “Cancer Center of Putnam” (Putnam Radiation Oncology, LLC and HCA).
The Cancer Center of Putnam, near the campus of PCMC located at 600 Zeagler Dr., in Palatka, has made an investment to provide the latest technology with the assurance of highly trained, caring professionals to the residents of Putnam County. The hospital serves North Central Florida with a full complement of quality healthcare services while maintaining cost-effectiveness. This affiliation adds advanced radiation oncology services to this valued community hospital. The Cancer Center of Putnam gives patients in and around Putnam County local access to leading-edge new technology including Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) and Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) / Sterotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT).
Putnam Community Medical Center is looking to execute on a positive trend to bring the forefront of cancer care technology to communities in which HCA Hospitals serve. HCA’s Cancer Care Institute, Sarah Cannon, is on the forefront of research, development and implementing individualized care in the oncological field of medicine. This collaboration provides Putnam Community Medical Center the ability to provide for continued individualized care to the cancer patients of the greater Palatka area with the collaboration of ION and the esteemed Dr. Kuruvilla.
“Putnam Community Medical Center is pleased to partner with these experts in cancer treatments,” said Chris Mosley, the hospital’s Chief Executive Officer. “This collaboration delivers on our ongoing commitment to provide the very best medical care to Putnam County.”
“It is my passion and privilege to continue to provide to the Putnam community clinical excellence and compassionate patient care,” stated Dr. Anand Kuruvilla. Dr. Kuruvilla will continue to provide clinical leadership as Medical Director.
“ION has been focused on expanding our relationships across the United States with healthcare systems and medical centers in their market to provide quality and cost-efficient patient care. ION is…